Super-Effective DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

Have you ever imagined your skin looking so radiant, it practically glows?

This is way more than having a spotless or blemish-free skin. At this point, your skin is so clean and clear; it makes a statement every time you walk into a room.

The truth is; everyone can have that kind of skin.

Some women think that it is only women who are fair-skinned that can have glowing skin. That is wrong.

You can have a glowing skin regardless of your skin shade.

All you need to do is, strictly follow your skincare routine, get the proper skincare products, and avoid making mistakes that can harm your skin.

For skincare routines, one of the things you must do at least twice weekly is to apply a face mask. With the proper face mask; you can get yourself that glowing skin in no time.

If money or finding the right face mask is the issue, then relax; here are some DIY face masks for glowing skin you should totally try out:

  1. Pumpkin, banana, cinnamon, and almond milk face mask

Pumpkin is filled with a lot of antioxidants, vitamins, enzymes, and minerals that hydrate your skin, increase circulation within your skin, boost skin elasticity, and fight off free radicals that damage the skin.

Almond milk is a natural moisturizer. Banana does not only hydrate your skin; it also boosts your skin’s elasticity. And cinnamon has antibacterial and antioxidant properties.


  • ½ banana
  • One teaspoon of cinnamon
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • ½ cup of canned pumpkin
  • 1 cup of almond milk

How to use:

  • Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend till it forms a smooth paste
  • Pour into a cup. Scoop about five tablespoons out for the face mask and enjoy the rest as a smoothie.
  • For the DIY face mask, apply the paste all over your face. Leave for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

Do this thrice weekly.

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  1. Lemon, honey and egg white mask

These three ingredients work together to repair damaged skin, lighten scars and spots, and fight all types of acne on your skin.

Lemon serves as a powerful astringent. It does not only fight off acne-causing bacteria; it also lightens your skin and reduces discoloration.

Honey contains anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties that protect your skin from infections, soothes irritations, and keep your skin hydrated.

Egg white is good for toning your skin and shrinking large pores. This helps to reduce excess sebum on our skin and prevent acne from appearing on your skin.


  • One egg white
  • I teaspoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of honey

How to use:

  • Pour the egg and lemon juice in a bowl. Whisk together thoroughly.
  • Add honey to the mix and stir thoroughly.
  • Apply the mix to your face and leave it on for about 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

Do this thrice weekly.

  1. Oatmeal, honey and milk face mask

These three ingredients are great for moisturizing your skin and keeping it hydrated.

Oatmeal is rich in amino acids that keep your skin healthy. Also, because of its rough texture, oatmeal is good for exfoliating.

Milk contains lactic acid. It is great to help even out your skin tone. When used alongside oatmeal, it removes dead skin cells and mildly brightens your skin without causing irritation.

Honey is a natural humectant. When applied on your skin, it helps to retain moisture in your skin without making your skin oily.

The mixture of these three ingredients creates one of the most powerful DIY face masks.


  • One tablespoon of whole milk
  • Three tablespoons of dried oats
  • One tablespoon of honey

How to use:

  • Pour all the ingredients in a bowl. Stir thoroughly.
  • Apply the mix on your face.
  • Leave it to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. Then, wash off with warm water.

Do this twice weekly

  1. Chocolate face mask (with honey and oatmeal)

The chocolate face mask is an excellent addition to your skincare routine. First of all, it smells great but most importantly, it rejuvenates tired and damaged skin.

Honey helps to retain moisture within your skin, and oatmeal exfoliates dead skin cells from your skin surface.


  • Five tablespoons of cocoa
  • Three tablespoons of honey
  • Two tablespoons of oatmeal powder

How to use:

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Refrigerate for about five minutes to let it get cool a bit. Then, apply the mix to your skin.
  • Leave it on for about 10 minutes and then rinse off with warm water.

Do this thrice weekly.

  1. Grapefruit face mask (with egg white, honey and oatmeal)

Grapefruit, like most citrus fruits, contains natural bleaching properties. This makes it suitable for fading scars and hyperpigmentation on your skin.

The mixture of oatmeal and honey helps not only to moisturize your skin but also exfoliate it to give you a clearer complexion.


  • ½ grapefruit
  • One egg white
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • Five tablespoons of oatmeal

How to use:

  • Put the egg white in a bowl and whisk thoroughly.
  • Extract the juice from the grapefruit into another bowl and add honey and oatmeal to it. Mix these ingredients thoroughly.
  • Add the grapefruit mix into the bowl of egg whites. Mix again.
  • Apply the mix to your skin. Let it sit for about 15 minutes.
  • Then wash off with warm water.

Do this twice weekly.

  1. Avocado face mask (with honey)

Avocado is rich in B vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids. These help to restore lost nutrients to your skin, repair damaged skin and hydrates your skin


  • Two tablespoons of honey
  • Two tablespoons of mashed avocado
  • One tablespoon of honey

How to use:

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl. Apply on your face. Leave for about 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.

Do this thrice weekly.


If you truly want a glowing skin, you need to take your face mask game up a notch. Not just your face mask but your entire skincare routine.

When you apply these DIY face masks, you will eventually get the skin you want. It might take a while, but you eventually will.

Strictly follow your daily skincare routine if you want this face mask to work very quickly. You do not have to use all the DIY face masks listed here. Just pick the one you prefer most.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to drop a comment. I always love to answer your questions.

21 thoughts on “Super-Effective DIY Face Masks for Glowing Skin

  1. Please I need body scrub recipe, I have been trying some but doesn’t work well on my skin I have full complexion. Please help a sister. I want fair complexion

    1. Hi..
      To make your skin fair, you can try out this recipe:
      Mix 2 tablespoons of ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of Tumeric powder, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.

  2. I’m in Akwa ibom ,how and wer can i get all this things e g like cinnamon, oat meal milk n powdee, canned pumpkin.

    1. Hi Alex,
      You can get them from supermarts or any big food store near you.

  3. Thanks a lot. I am always glad reading your blog, your posts are enlightening. Concerning this post on face mask, i will like to ask a question.
    How long can each of this masks be kept for before using? Also, is there a way to preserve it?

    1. Yes, you can use lemon but I advise you use lemon, especially if you have a sensitive skin.

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